MAPLE HEIGHTS - John Allen Peterson, 57, of 15604 Shirley Ave., Maple Heights, died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Bedford Hospital following an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 23, 1956, in Warren, the son of M.C. and Martha Bennett Peterson.
Mr. Peterson was a security guard for five years before retiring in 2009. He was a member of New Fellowship Baptist Church.
John A. Peterson
Survivors include one daughter, Nina Ortiz of Boston; his father of Youngstown; four brothers, Bobbie Frank of London, James Edward of Syracuse, N.Y., Mallory Dwayne of Warren and Frederick Cane of Columbus; one sister, Corine Lee Morgan of Maple Heights; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Funeral services will be held noon Monday at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Chapel, where calling hours are one hour prior to service.